Day: March 30, 2018

RELEASE: Stenger TV ads filled with factual errors; Mantovani campaign releases new TV spot focused on real values

St. Louis, MO (March 30, 2018) – County Executive Steve Stenger’s latest television ads are riddled with factual errors, outright lies and over-exaggerations in what is a desperate attempt to mislead the public and attack his opponent Mark Mantovani. The ads illustrate that Stenger is concerned as he becomes the first candidate to go negative in this campaign. “The public is tired of these ‘politics as usual’ kinds of ads and fed up with the […]

Senate votes to lower cap on historic tax credits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A Missouri Senate plan is looking to roll back a tax credit program focused on helping developers restore and repurpose old buildings, of which Missouri has had the largest program in the nation for years. SB 590, sponsored by Sen. Dan Hegeman, seeks to reduce the cap on the tax credits from the current level of $140 million to $90 million, while also changing the process as to how the tax […]

U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. rallies area Democrats at Clayton Township meeting

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — For Missouri Democrats, success or failure this fall will likely hinge on whether they can come together as a party and persuade voters to get to the polls. About 60-plus local residents packed a room at the University City Public Library to hear from U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr., who urged the Clayton Township Democrats to connect to people and energize the Democratic base in St. Louis and throughout the […]

Stormy Daniels coming to Country Rock Cabaret in Sauget

The political forecast for President Donald Trump has been a bit stormy, but clearer weather is expected to come to the St. Louis area as porn star Stormy Daniels is scheduled to make an appearance in Sauget, Ill.  Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is bringing her “Make America Horny Again Tour” to County Rock Cabaret on April 6-7.  Daniels has made national headlines when it was revealed that she was paid $130,000 […]

Clayton Times Profile: A conversation with outgoing Clayton Alderman Alex Berger III

After 16 years, Clayton Alderman Alex Berger III has two more board meetings to attend. His last day at City Hall is April 24 when he officially leaves a post that has always provided plenty of work and opportunities to meet a variety of people. As he prepares to leave office in 2018, Berger, who did not seek re-election this year, said he believes he has accomplished the goals he set forth to achieve when […]

Cardinals announce continued partnership with National Car Rental

The St. Louis Cardinals organization announced that they will be continuing their partnership with National Car Rental, making the sponsorship one of the most prominent in Busch Stadium. National Car Rental has been the official car rental partner for the St. Louis Cardinals since 2015. The new agreement which was announced on Friday will launch opening day 2018 and extend through 2022. According to the Cardinals, this new continuation of business will spotlight new features […]

RELEASE: Hyundai Hope On Wheels Surpasses $145 Million To Research Celebrating Its 20th Year In The Fight To End Childhood Cancer

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, celebrates its 20th year in the fight against pediatric cancer and announces plans to exceed $145 million toward pediatric cancer research. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, HHOW will host its annual launch event at the New York International Auto Show to recognize the grant award-winning institutions, doctors, and children affected by pediatric cancer. The campaign theme for this year is: 20 years of […]

RELEASE: Advantage Capital picks winning teams in revitalizing communities and putting capital to work

Advantage Capital, a financial services firm with a 26-year track record of growing small businesses and revitalizing low-income communities, today announced its role in celebrating some of the country’s top emerging leaders in community finance at this month’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Community Finance Challenge. Held on MIT’s campus, the Community Finance Challenge (CFC) offered an opportunity for graduate students across the country to present their ideas on how to bring small business finance […]

RELEASE: Gershman Mortgage helps to preserve affordable housing in Missouri

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — On March 14, Gershman Mortgage closed the refinancing of an existing affordable housing community in St. Louis named AHEPA 53 Inc. Adam Hendin, Vice President of Multifamily and Healthcare, led the refinancing process and said, “We worked hand in hand with the non-profit owner to simultaneously refinance the property and renew the Housing Assistance Program Contract ‘HAP’ which preserved the affordable units for another 20 years and benefited the community.” In addition to preserving the […]

RELEASE: New community library program puts books into the hands of Metro Transit riders

Reading materials for people of all ages are now available at four Metro Transit Centers as part of a new partnership which will put surplus library books in the hands of transit riders in North St. Louis County, who do not have the time, access or transportation to get to the library. The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, St. Louis Promise Zone, St. Louis County Library, Bi-State Development and Metro Transit were joined by special […]